Born in Lima, Peru.

Longuitude: -12.086761
Latitude: -76.991573

salvarez@sfai.edu

EDUCATION

2011 MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2009 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS / PERFORMANCES

2017

DOA - walking audio tour, Everyone is Hypnotized. Pro-Arts, Oakland, CA

2016

The Cycle of life - live performance, Fyodor’s Performance Carousel. Wien Künstlerhaus/Wiener Festwochen. Vienna, Austria
A Pseudo-Ethnobotanical Chronology of Psychoactives - photo installation, Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening. Vox Populi. Philadelphia, PA
The Chronosophical Society: Transection 02 - installation, Conspiracy. Minnesota Street Project. San Francisco, CA

2015

Crypto-Phototropics: On Plant Sight and Forecasting - solo performance, Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening. Sector 2337, Chicago, IL
On Futures, a conversation with D. Scot Miller - skype dialogue, 2048-Voice Over by Nadav Assor. Manofim - Jerusalem Contemporary Art Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
A Pseudo-Ethnobotanical Chronology of Psychoactives - photo installation, Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening. Sector 2337, Chicago, IL
On Gentrification - performance, EDELO Residency. Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA
Below Your Feet - performance, disruptions. Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco, CA

2014

The Chronosophical Society - installation and performance, Ghost Nature. La Box, Bourges, France
The Chronosophical Society - installation, Ghost Nature. Gallery 400, Chicago, IL

2013

Moving Excerpts - video installation, Ugly Feelings, Townhouse Gallery. Cairo, Egypt
Los cuerpos ocupan, se ocupan y son desocupados - curated exhibition, Festival de Cine de Barichara, Colombia.

2012

Oscillations//LIVE - live performance in collaboration with Surabhi Saraf, New World New Sequences , Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.
Oscillations - interactive installation in collaboration with Surabhi Saraf, New World New Sequences , Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.

2011

O[]V - live performance, IMPACT Festival, Columbus Auditorium. Chicago, IL.
O[]V - video installation, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL
Moving Excerpts - video installation, Antena. MDW Art Fair. Chicago, IL
Moving Excerpts (On David Foster Wallace) - performance, Subtitles IV. Three Walls. Chicago, IL
Untitled - solo performance, Touch then Push or Pull and Maybe Nothing. Defibrillator. Chicago, IL

2010

Liminalities – solo performance, Real Cities: A Symposium on Brazilian Urbanism. The South Side Community Art Center. Chicago, IL
On Power, Sex, and Labor - solo performance, Sex, Power and Labor. Co-Prosperity Sphere. Chicago, IL
On Vulnerability - solo performance, Exposure Conference. Outerspace. Chicago, IL

2009

S.S.C.A.C...a title seems of little use when describing the history of the Center and what it means (to all of us) - collaborative installation, Learning Modern. Sullivan Galleries. Chicago, IL
Gesualdo Translations - collaborative performance with Alessandro Bosetti. Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, IL
The Weight of Words - performance in collaboration with Gong Lab, The Demise of the SSCAC. The South Side Community Art Center. Chicago, IL
The Weight of Words - performance in collaboration with Gong Lab, Hypothetical Planets. Betty Rhymer. Chicago, IL
Untitled - site specific installation, The Demise of the SSCAC. The South Side Community Art Center. Chicago, IL
Song of myself - solo thesis performance. SAIC. Chicago, IL
The Weight of Words - video installation, Artist Run Chicago. Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago, IL
Words Feel Beneath - installation. Antena. Chicago, IL

2008

Words Feel Beneath - solo performance. Links Hall. Chicago, IL
Lengua in Holes - sound performance. Elastic Arts Foundation. Chicago, IL
On Migration - live audio broadcast. Neighborhood Public Radio.
Whitney Biennial, NY
Hey Girl! - performer participation with Societas Raffaello Sanzio.
Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, IL

2007

Reading Gestures - durational performance with Sarah Schnadt.
Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, IL
Memorial Gestures - durational performance with Ernesto Pujol.
Chicago Cultural Center. Chicago, IL

2006

Spirit Elevating Brains - sound performance.
Interpenetration Festival II. Postgarage. Graz, Austria
Lanoisa - sound performance. Colectivo Antena. Teatro de Arena. Porto Alegre, Brazil

2005

Humans Here - solo performance. Valencia Community College. Orlando, FL
Back into - site specific installation. Valencia Community College. Orlando, FL

HONORS / AWARDS

2016 A Machine to Live, Grant for Film Production Crew, Graham Foundation
2014 A Machine to Live, Grant for Film Production Crew, Graham Foundation
2008 World Less Traveled Grant, Marion Parry Travel Grant
2008 Leadership Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2006 Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2004 Humanities Excellence Award, Florida Association of Community Colleges
1997 BA Full Scholarship (Social Communications) Government of Brazil

PUBLICATIONS / RELEASES / REVIEWS

2016 Imperceptibly and Slowly Opening @ ARTFCITY
2014 Illustration and work review in Ghost Nature by Caroline Picard.
2012 Oscillations' review by Alex Bigman at 7x7SF.
2012 The Weight of Words, Verdad, literary and fine arts journal.
2011 The Taste of Potassium: An Interview with S. Alvarez, by Caroline Picard.
2010 City As Site Catalog, by Maria Gaspar & the Chicago Public Art Group
2010 City as Cite: North and South Lawndale Project net album. Chicago, IL
2009 Online Review of The Demise of the SSCAC. Chicago Now.
2008 Text Off the Page, on David Lakein's "Planet Self". SAIC. Chicago, IL
2008 Test Tube, Spirit Elevating Brains - album net release. Lisboa, Portugal
2007 Test Tube, Spirit Elevating Brains - album net release. Lisboa, Portugal
2006 Antena, Lanoisa, - album net release. Porto Alegre, Brazil
2005 Antena, Lanoisa, - album net release. Porto Alegre, Brazil
2005 Chmafu Nocords, Spirit Elevating Brains - album release. Graz, Austria
2004 Chmafu Nocords, Spirit Elevating Brains - album release. Graz, Austria
2004 Phoenix Magazine, poetry, illustrations, photography. VCC. Orlando, FL
2003 Phoenix Magazine, illustrations. VCC. Orlando, FL
2002 Alchemist Magazine, illustrations, photography. VCC. Kissimmee, FL

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